Advanced Skills

A practice emergency becomes real when the crew of a Beech Duchess can't get an engine re-started.

Paul Reynolds checks out the nautical side of aviation.

Jim Davis examines an incident when flying in mountain valley went all pear-shaped for one pilot.

The story of a pilot who continued an approach that ended in a prop-bending crunch.

Jim Davis recounts the story of a pilot who simply ran out of fuel because he didn't put more in.

Jim Davis analyses what happened when the pilot of an FR172F wandered into cloud.

Jim Davis analyses how an ATPL managed to crash a perfectly good Piper Seneca.

Aiming to make safer pilots of us, veteran instructor Jim Davis looks at extracts from official accident reports and analyses why things went wrong and what can be learnt.

Aiming to make safer pilots of us, veteran instructor Jim Davis looks at extracts from official accident reports and analyses why things went wrong and what can be learnt.

In the second of our two-part series, Jim Davis takes you into the cockpit for some practical twin-engine flying.

Aiming to make safer pilots of us, veteran instructor Jim Davis looks at extracts from official accident reports and analyses why things went wrong and what can be learnt.

Aiming to make safer pilots of us, veteran instructor Jim Davis looks at extracts from official accident reports and analyses why things went wrong and what can be learnt.

Aiming to make safer pilots of us, here veteran instructor Jim Davis looks at extracts from official CAA Accident Reports from his own homeland of South Africa and analyses why things went wrong and how we may all avoid making similar mistakes.

Aiming to make safer pilots of us, here veteran instructor Jim Davis looks at extracts from official CAA Accident Reports from his own homeland of South Africa and analyses why things went wrong and how we may all avoid making similar mistakes.

Are you ready to upgrade to a twin? In the first of our two-part series, Jim Davis takes you through some of the drawcards and drawbacks of having two engines.